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October 2017

AAG – Policy Panel Discussion

Monday, October 16, 2017 @ 10:45 am - 3:30 pm
Wentworth Manor, 5717 – 14 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T3H 3M2 Canada
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Topic: Improving Quality of Care and Quality of Life of Older Albertans Register Now! Please join in this exciting opportunity to dialogue with senior policy makers on important policy issues relating to seniors in Alberta. Panel Members: Honourable Brandy Payne, Associate Minister of Health - Topic: What the Alberta Government has achieved, and what else needs to be done. Dr. Sheree Kwong See, Seniors Advocate - Topic: What seniors perceive as important for quality of care and quality of life.…

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January 2018

Networking Dinner – Co-hosted by AAG Edmonton Chapter & AGNA

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G9 Canada
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Topic: Supporting a Healthier System For Seniors and its Sustainability Guest Speaker: The Honourable Sarah Hoffman, Deputy Premier of Alberta and Minister of Health Sarah Hoffman was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Edmonton-Glenora on May 5, 2015. She was appointed to serve as Minister of Health and Minister of Seniors on May 24, 2015, and on February 2, 2016, Ms. Hoffman was named Deputy Premier, while continuing to serve as Minister of Health. Schedule:…

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Nibble, Nosh & Network

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
University of Calgary, Professional Faculties , 4th Floor, 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada
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Research to Action: Innovation in our Manors and Community Introductory Remarks by Jenny Robinson, CEO Brenda Strafford Foundation Do you have an old research or quality improvement poster lying in the back of a closet somewhere? Well here’s your chance to use it again! Share your poster and join in the learning.   Download: Event Poster Registration Deadline: January 18, 2018 For more information: Contact Us

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March 2018

AAG Calgary Chapter – Networking Dinner & Caregiver Research Presentation

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kerby Centre Gym, 1133 – 7th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 1B2 Canada
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EVENT DETAILS: Join us for a Networking Dinner and Research Presentation giving voice to caregivers of people over 55, co-hosted by the AAG Calgary Chapter, Kerby Centre, and Alberta Gerontological Nurses Association - AGNA Calgary Chapter. Guest Speaker: Research Team funded by New Horizons Topic: “Family Caregiver Perceptions of Support Programs in Calgary” Time: 5:30 – 6:00 pm – Registration, Networking 6:00 pm – Buffet Dinner 6:30 pm – Speakers 7:30 pm – Q & A Session 8:00 pm -…

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April 2018

Close-Up Discussion on the Future of Dementia Care with Dr. David Sheard

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G9 Canada
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EVENT DETAILS: Co-Sponsored by the AAG Provincial Board and the Edmonton Chapter Board. Guest Speaker: Dr. David Sheard, Emeritus Director/Founder, Dementia Care Matters, UK Over the past 30 years, Dr. Sheard has developed a reputation as a well known, international motivational speaker and a leading dementia care consultant in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and Australia. His main focus in speaking has been to hold up a mirror to reflect the realities of dementia care and what it really takes…

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June 2018

Annual General Meeting, Awards & Symposium

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Ital-Canadian Seniors Association, 9111—110 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4J9 Canada
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Topic: Promoting Environments for Aging Well Register Now! Audience: This event will be of interest to policy makers, educators, researchers, anyone working with older adults as well as older adults themselves. Focus: Understanding the impact of technology change, autonomous vehicles, the transportation needs and urban design effects on older adults. Emerging policy issues from these presentations. Recognizing the accomplishments of individuals training for and working in the fields of gerontology and the care of older persons. Location: Ital-Canadian Seniors Association…

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September 2018

Networking Dinner

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ital-Canadian Seniors Association, 9111—110 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4J9 Canada
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Hosted by AAG Edmonton Chapter. Topic: The Future of Nursing Homes in Alberta and Improving Care for Residents and the Workforce Guest Speaker: Dr. Carole Estabrooks Professor, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Knowledge Translation, Faculty of Nursing and School of Public Health, University of Alberta Carole A. Estabrooks has been a member of the faculty and principal investigator of the Knowledge Utilization Studies Program since 1997. Dr. Estabrooks' research focuses on improvement methods and the sustainability, spread and scale-up…

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January 2019

2019 AAG & AGNA Dinner Event

Thursday, January 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G9 Canada
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Topic: Dementia Speakers: Corinne Schalm from Alberta Health: “Moving Forward of Alberta’s Dementia Strategy and Action Plan” Kacey Keyko from Edmonton South PCN: “Moving for Memory” Schedule: 5:30 pm – Registration & Cocktails (Cash Bar) 6:00 pm – Networking Dinner 7:00 pm – Guest Speaker 8:00 pm – Adjournment Fees: AAG/AGNA members: $50.00 Non-members: $55.00 Students & Seniors: $45.00 Registration and Payment Online: 2019 AAG & AGNA Dinner Event Registration Download Event Poster

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February 2019

AAG Calgary Chapter Networking Event

Thursday, February 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Calgary, Professional Faculties , 4th Floor, 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada
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Speaker Topic: Issues and Possibilities in Continuing Care Speakers: Marian Donly & Linda McFarlane Location: University of Calgary - 4th Floor Professional Faculty Building Faculty of Social Work Lounge PF 3256, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada Details: 5-5:30 pm – Registration & Appetizers 5:45 pm – Guest Speakers 6:30 pm – Networking 7:00 pm – Adjournment Registration: AAG Members:  $10.00 Non Members:  $15.00 Students & Seniors:  Free More Details: Cash or Cheque at the door only…

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March 2019

AAG Edmonton Chapter Networking Dinner

Thursday, March 14 @ 5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
University of Alberta Faculty Club, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G9 Canada
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Speaker Topic: Exploring Social Isolation in Older Adults Please join us for this exciting opportunity to network over dinner and hear insights from the Seniors Advocate and PEGASIS on the issues and possible solutions. Guest Speakers: Tim Henderson, Pan-Edmonton Group Addressing Social Isolation of Seniors (PEGASIS) Dr. Sheree Kwong See, Alberta’s Seniors Advocate (Office of the Seniors Advocate Alberta) Event Details: Registration: 5:15 pm Dinner: 6:00 pm Speakers: 7:00 - 8:00 pm Registration Deadline: March 8, 2019 Register Now! Download…

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